A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 90 km NNW of Talkeetna, Alaska (56 miles) on Friday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak15796869. Id of event: ak15796869. Exact location of event, longitude -151.0266 West, latitude 63.0206 North, depth = 112 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/04/17 / 2017-04-21 21:00:57 / April 21, 2017 @ 9:00 pm. The temblor was detected at 12:00:57 / 12:00 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 112 km (70 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 90 km NNW of Talkeetna, Alaska.
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